Mr. Langshaw's Square Piano: The Story of the First Pianos and How They Caused a Cultural Revolution by Madeline GooldMr. Langshaw's Square Piano: The Story of the First Pianos and How They Caused a Cultural Revolution by Madeline Goold

Mr. Langshaw's Square Piano: The Story of the First Pianos and How They Caused a Cultural Revolution

byMadeline Goold

Paperback | January 15, 2012

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A handwritten serial number inside a neglected Broadwood square piano built in 1807 launches a captivating quest to uncover the remarkable history of these now almost forgotten musical instruments.

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Madeline Goold holds a law degree from the London School of Economics. A sculptor and artist, she has also taught piano, which she has played since childhood.

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Title:Mr. Langshaw's Square Piano: The Story of the First Pianos and How They Caused a Cultural RevolutionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.1 × 5.2 × 0.9 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:BluebridgeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1933346388

ISBN - 13:9781933346380

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"A wealth of fascinating stories and characters . . . One of the strengths of Ms. Goold’s fine book is showing us how the presence of pianos expanded and deepened the cultural life . . . Ms. Goold has herself produced an enchanting work."  —Wall Street Journal